The competition is now closed

Thank you to everyone who entered. If you won you will be contacted in due course.

Note: As of 27.05.2016 the rules have been relaxed to make it easier to enter the competition!

To celebrate my 100th post on bayton.org I’ve teamed up with ElasticHosts, the subject of my latest review, to provide one lucky reader with 3 months of free hosting on the ElasticHosts platform.

What you get

The winner can select a region of their choice and benefit from the following resources for the entire duration of the promotional period:

  • 2000 MHz CPU (VM)
  • 1024 MB Memory (VM)
  • 2000 MHz CPU (Container)
  • 1024 MB Memory (Container)
  • 5 GB SSD
  • 30 GB Disk
  • 1 VLAN
  • 1 Firewall
  • 1 Static IP (public IPs are provided for all servers via DHCP)
  • 10GB data transfer per month

This will allow provisioning of a number of containers, a couple of VMs and the ability to test-drive a vLAN and Firewall. All completely free for 3 months!

How to enter

For a chance to win, these steps must be completed by 15/06/2016:

  1. Follow @jasonbayton & @elastichosts on twitter.
  2. Share the ElasticHosts review on your social network of choice using the hashtag #EHTrial.

The rules

ElasticHosts’ updated T&C’s can be found here.

The winner will be selected within 14 days of the competition ending and contacted via tweet to the provided @handle once the prize can be redeemed.

How to enter

For a chance to win, these steps must be completed by 31/05/2016:

  1. Follow @jasonbayton & @elastichosts on twitter, and like ElasticHosts’ page on Facebook.
  2. Share the ElasticHosts review on your social network of choice using the hashtag #EHTrial.
  3. Sign up for a free trial with ElasticHosts (no payment information required).
  4. Share your experience of the platform via a public post on social media, a YouTube video or a blog article.
  5. Once you’ve published your social media post, YouTube video or blog article, you can submit the link to it in any of the following ways:
    • In the comments below (Please include your twitter @handle in comment submissions).
    • Via tweet using this pre-populated link to us:

Tweet to @jasonbayton
@elastichosts

Please note: Once signed up, you have 5 days to utilise the ElasticHosts platform before the free trial expires. However, the competition will not close until 31/05/2016 providing plenty of time to consolidate your thoughts and submit an entry.

The rules

As this is a corporately sponsored competition, there are terms and conditions. ElasticHosts’ T&C’s can be found here.

Some key points:

  1. The competition will run up to and including 31/05/2016. Any entries after this date will not be considered.
  2. All entrants will be subject to verification of steps 1-4 and may be contacted to confirm this.
  3. The winner will be selected within 14 days of the competition ending and contacted via tweet to the provided @handle once the prize can be redeemed.
  4. If for any reason the entrant no longer wishes to take part, they should contact the Promoter to delete any data associated with their trial account.

Good luck!

If you have questions or concerns, please comment below, tweet/DM me @jasonbayton or email me.

I look forward to announcing the winner in June!

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